Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

COTTONWOOD BASIN (CMEC2)

Lat: 38.57306° N Lon: 108.27778° W Elev: 7220.0 ft.

NA

40°F

4°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed SW 33 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 02 Mar 02:48 AM MST
Detailed forecast for

Uncompahgre Plateau/Dallas Divide

Today
Mostly clear. Isolated snow showers in the afternoon. Very windy. Highs in the 40s. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph, increasing to 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow 20 percent.
Tonight
Snow showers. Areas of blowing snow in the evening. Blowing snow after midnight. Very windy. Snow accumulation 2 to 4 inches. Lows in the 20s. Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.
Sunday
Snow showers. Blowing snow in the morning. Areas of blowing snow in the afternoon. Very windy. New snow accumulation around one inch. Highs 25 to 35. Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 65 mph, decreasing to 50 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Sunday Night
Patchy blowing snow in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Lows 15 to 25. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph, diminishing to 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 20 mph after midnight.
Monday
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly sunny. Patchy blowing snow. Highs in the 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
Monday Night Through Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the 20s. Highs 35 to 45.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the 30s.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows 15 to 25. Chance of snow 20 percent.
Thursday
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the 30s.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Lows 15 to 25.
Friday
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Highs 25 to 35.



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